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Casualties - 1 - 3 March 1945


01-Mar

KINNELL, DAVID  (185343); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR458 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed at Thazi when it swung on take off.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

01-Mar

LAMBERT, HARRY ALLEN  (1577808); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR458 of No 82 Sqn, which crashed at Thazi when it swung on take off.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

01-Mar

GRICE, JOHN WILLIAM  (435168); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD272 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

BRICKMAN, FREDERICK JOHN  (153982); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD272 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

CRAMPIN, ALAN JOSEPH  (1872283); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD272 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

PEACE, JOHN MONTGOMERY  (190649); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD272 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

THOMSON, ALEXANDER STUART  (182757); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD272 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

TROMP, WILLIAM HENRY  (1474794); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD272 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

ROCHESTER, JOHN LORN  (R/151349); age 32 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PD272 PM-K of No 103 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

BICKNELL, TERENCE JAMES  (1802233); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG184 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

CLARK, PHILLIP CHARLES HEADLEY  (163521); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG184 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

KINGDOM, MELVIN FRANCIS  (1897641); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG184 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

RHODES, JACK  (171812); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG184 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Great Bircham (St Mary) Churchyard

01-Mar

WEBB, DONNART GEORGE  (159140); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG184 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

CUTHBERTSON, HUGH  (R/257639); age 28 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG184 P4-U of No 153 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

01-Mar

JEFFERY, LESLIE JOHN  (3035068); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME447 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

JOHNSON, JOHN  (164489); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME447 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

MILNER, CHARLES LUTHER  (1051697); age 38 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME447 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

PHELPS, GEORGE RICHARD  (150236); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME447 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

RICH, LESLIE JOHN  (176192); age 20 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME447 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

TERRY, ROBERT THOMAS  (1881084); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME447 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

WEBSTER, WILLIAM FORRESTER  (1672314); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, ME447 AS-E of No 166 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Mannheim.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

01-Mar

GREEN, WILFRITH PETER DSO, DFC (39518); age 30 RAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XXX, ? 'A' of No 219 Sqn, which crashed in Amiens during a test flight, this particular aircraft being classed as a 'rogue' and was later found to have a warped fin and rudder.  He is buried in St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen

01-Mar

MUIR, JOHN RETSON DFC (150307); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, HB851 of No 249 Sqn, which dived into the ground whilst attacking a train near Zagreb.  He is buried in Belgrade War Cemetery

01-Mar

FERUGA, Jozef (P.780455); age 30 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FB120  of No 316 Sqn, which crashed near Emden whilst flying in low cloud during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Choloy War Cemetery

01-Mar

KAMECKI, Ryszard Edward (P.704120); age 20 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mustang III, FX930 'R' of No 316 Sqn, which crashed near Emden whilst flying in low cloud during a Ramrod.  He is buried in Pierrepont French National Cemetery

01-Mar

HENRICHSEN, PAUL  (128628); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK720 'D' of No 332 Sqn, which was shot down by flak during an armed recce.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

01-Mar

GILLIN, GEORGE NORMAN  (165369); age 33 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ921 of No 357 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie over French Indo-China and was eventually located on a hillside on Hoi Ling Island.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

01-Mar

HUNTER, THOMAS STARK  (165151); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ921 of No 357 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie over French Indo-China and was eventually located on a hillside on Hoi Ling Island.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

01-Mar

MOWBRAY, BRIAN HARRY  (1523096); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Dakota IV, KJ921 of No 357 Sqn, which failed to return from a supply dropping sortie over French Indo-China and was eventually located on a hillside on Hoi Ling Island.  He is buried in Sai Wan War Cemetery

01-Mar

GIBSON, JOHN ETHELBERT  (1078803); age 33 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 358 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Imphal War Cemetery

01-Mar

WILSHER, FRANCIS SIDNEY  (1390719); age 28 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS859 of No 613 Sqn, which was lost during an attack on railway targets in Holland.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

01-Mar

COWARD, GEOFFREY FITTON  (J/11052); age 24 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, NS859 of No 613 Sqn, which was lost during an attack on railway targets in Holland.  He is buried in Becklingen War Cemetery

01-Mar

OPIE, FRANCIS COLIN  (364911); age 36 RAF

WO

He was serving with No 159 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Naples War Cemetery

01-Mar

COOPER, EDWARD JAMES  (R/292666); age 20 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF538 of No 24 OTU, which crashed near Evesham after the wings broke away in flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Mar

LESLIE, WILLIAM ALEXANDER  (J/24469); age 26 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF538 of No 24 OTU, which crashed near Evesham after the wings broke away in flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Mar

McVICAR, GLENN DUNCAN  (R/164145); age 29 RCAF

WO I

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF538 of No 24 OTU, which crashed near Evesham after the wings broke away in flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Mar

SCOTT, FRANK  (J/43783); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF538 of No 24 OTU, which crashed near Evesham after the wings broke away in flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Mar

THOMS, ALBERT CYRIL  (R/189567); age 22 RCAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington X, MF538 of No 24 OTU, which crashed near Evesham after the wings broke away in flight.  He is buried in Brookwood Military Cemetery

01-Mar

ARNISON, CHRISTOPHER WILLIAM GRAY  (1794502); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 321 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Maymamati War Cemetery

01-Mar

ATKINSON, GEORGE  (47413); age 29 RAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ659 of No 54 OTU, which spun in from a roll near Coldstream.  He is buried in Blyth Cemetery

01-Mar

CLEEVE, ANTHONY THOMAS RUSSELL  (160943); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito II, HJ659 of No 54 OTU, which spun in from a roll near Coldstream.  He was cremated at Charing (Kent County) Crematorium

01-Mar

HALL, LESLIE  (1134150); age 39 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 81 RSU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Mar

QUY, EDWARD CHARLES  (1250381); age 32 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving at RAF Ipoh when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Lubuan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

01-Mar

WILDE, JOHN HARRISON  (152954); age 24 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in a Mosquito of No 60 OTU, which crashed near Andover after colliding with an Auster during a night practice.  He is buried in Audenshaw Cemetery.

01-Mar

WOOD, HAROLD GEORGE  (1115119); age 29 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Liverpool N.  He is buried in Liverpool (Allerton) Cemetery

01-Mar

INNOCENT, DENNIS HERBERT HANDS  (1527827); age 22 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK and died at Newark Emergency Hospital from TB.  He is buried in Birmingham (Yardley) Cemetery.

01-Mar

ANDREWS, JOHN SIDNEY AFC (83686); age 46 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in North Cotswold.  He was cremated at Oxford Crematorium

02-Mar

CALLAGHAN, MICHAEL AUGUSTINE  (2226286); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN800 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

02-Mar

CARTMELL, JOSEPH MILBURN  (2226063); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NN800 PH-A of No 12 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

02-Mar

MOTTERSHEAD, CLIFFORD HARPER  (164378); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XIV, RN123 of No 41 Sqn, which was lost on a patrol in the Nijmegen area.  He is buried in Maastricht General Cemetery

02-Mar

EASTWELL, FREDERICK STANLEY  (177625); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, MZ451 MH-F of No 51 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

AITKEN, HUNTER MASON  (3030232); age 20 RAFVR

AC2

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND572 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME473 of No 207 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Turner's Hill (St Leonard) Churchyard

02-Mar

ANSCOMB, ROBERT JOSEPH  (174549); age 23 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND572 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME473 of No 207 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Camberwell Old Cemetery

02-Mar

DANDY, GERALD EDWARD  (2210620); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND572 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME473 of No 207 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

02-Mar

DAVIS, ERIC  (1591071); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND572 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME473 of No 207 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Newbold (St John) Churchyard

02-Mar

LEAHY, FREDERICK DOUGLAS  (3033640); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND572 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME473 of No 207 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Hucclecote (SS. Philip and James) Churchyard

02-Mar

WATERS, CYRIL JOHN  (1419043); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND572 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME473 of No 207 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Fishguard Church Cemetery

02-Mar

WATTS, CYRIL WILLIAM  (1892463); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND572 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME473 of No 207 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Enfield Highway (St James) Churchyard

02-Mar

WHITEFOOT, DERRICK  (1654216); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ND572 DX-F of No 57 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ME473 of No 207 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Llangibby (St Kybi) Churchyard

02-Mar

CHALMERS, HENRY EDWARD  (1565986); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG113 AA-D of No 75 Sqn, which was lost on 14 Feb 1945 during a raid on Chemnitz, he died in captivity.  He is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery

02-Mar

BEST, ROBERT  (1072866); age 24 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR439 of No 82 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

02-Mar

LORIMER, ANDREW SYMON  (1565930); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, HR439 of No 82 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Rangoon War Cemetery

02-Mar

BIRCH, STANLEY  (189758); age 26 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Boston IV, BZ563 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

02-Mar

LIVESLEY, WILLIAM ARNOLD  (1451431); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN354 'K' of No 198 Sqn, which was shot down in error by a USAAF P-51 near Neuss.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

02-Mar

LAWSON, EDWARD MCMASTER  (419881); age 22 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME473 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND572 of No 57 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Mar

BANKS, ROBERT CHARLES  (1899297); age 33 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME473 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND572 of No 57 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Mar

FLITT, GEORGE WALTER  (1869316); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME473 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND572 of No 57 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Watford North Cemetery

02-Mar

HENDERSON, ARTHUR  (1671712); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME473 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND572 of No 57 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Mar

LORD, WILLIAM WINSTON  (154636); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME473 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND572 of No 57 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Mar

MORRISON, JOHN  (1559833); age Unknown RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME473 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND572 of No 57 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Greenock Cemetery

02-Mar

RICHARDSON, RAYMOND  (1590550); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME473 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND572 of No 57 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Felling (Heworth) Cemetery

02-Mar

WILKINSON, GEORGE  (1596299); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, ME473 EM-N of No 207 Sqn, which collided with Lancaster, ND572 of No 57 Sqn near Ruskington in Lincolnshire during a fighter affiliation exercise.  He is buried in Alnwick Cemetery

02-Mar

SEAL, CYRIL ARTHUR  (1120396); age 39 RAFVR

AC1

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being force marched across Java.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Mar

DUNNE, ROBERT NOEL  (988714); age 25 RAFVR

Cpl

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is buried in Ambon War Cemetery

02-Mar

BABIARZ, Jozef (P.2732); age 32 PAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG501 BH-U of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters and crashed in the target area on raid to Cologne.  Having baled out he landed near a bunker in the city but was ill treated by his captors, then thrown into a bomb crater and had a large boulder thrown onto his head.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour Cemetery, Lommel, Belgium

02-Mar

CHETNICKI, Stefan (P.704989); age 25 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG501 BH-U of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters and crashed in the target area during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Vertait Cemetery

02-Mar

FILEK, Jacek (P.780727); age 25 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG501 BH-U of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters and crashed in the target area during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour Cemetery, Lommel, Belgium

02-Mar

FILIPIAK, Boleslaw (P.705000); age 22 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG501 BH-U of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters and crashed in the target area during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Venray War Cemetery

02-Mar

HOROBIOWSKI, Jan Roman (P.705005); age 25 PAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG501 BH-U of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters and crashed in the target area during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Mar

KULIKOWSKI, Edmund   (P.704443); age 23 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG501 BH-U of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters and crashed in the target area during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour Cemetery, Lommel, Belgium

02-Mar

WYGANOWSKI, Wladislaw (P.0847); age 31 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG501 BH-U of No 300 Sqn, which was shot down by enemy fighters and crashed in the target area during a raid on Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

CWENAR, Stanislaw (P.706851); age 22 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB854 BH-I of No 300 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Henri Chapelle Cemetery

02-Mar

KIRKILEWICZ, Mikolaj (P.1940); age 27 PAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB854 BH-I of No 300 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour Cemetery, Lommel, Belgium

02-Mar

KULIK, Mikolaj (P.706482); age 22 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB854 BH-I of No 300 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour Cemetery, Lommel, Belgium

02-Mar

MROZINSKI, Jozef (P.705668); age 24 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB854 BH-I of No 300 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Henri Chapelle Cemetery

02-Mar

NIESZKODNY, Adam Boleslaw (P.2226); age 33 PAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB854 BH-I of No 300 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Mar

SZYMANSKI, Edward (P.704046); age 25 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB854 BH-I of No 300 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour Cemetery, Lommel, Belgium

02-Mar

WIECKOWSKI, Norbert (P.793480); age 26 PAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB854 BH-I of No 300 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Polish Field of Honour Cemetery, Lommel, Belgium

02-Mar

PAXTON, JAMES GORDON  (J/95397); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG472 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was hit by flak on its return from a raid to Cologne, the rest of the crew abandoning it near Bad Godesberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

STREET, JOHN  (J/95496); age 19 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax VII, RG472 EQ-T of No 408 Sqn, which was hit by flak on its return from a raid to Cologne, the rest of the crew abandoning it near Bad Godesberg.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

SHAVER, CLARENCE LYELL  (J/17058); age 26 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, MN144 of No 439 Sqn, which was shot down near Dulmen by flak.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

02-Mar

GERRARD, JOHN MICHAEL  (434180); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA524 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

GORDON, HENRY VINCENT  (405307); age 26 RAAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA524 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

HOLMES, JEFFREY HOWARD  (429054); age 20 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA524 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

RANKIN, GEORGE WORLAND  (427742); age 31 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA524 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

THOMSON, TREVOR ANDREW  (436777); age 30 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA524 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

DEVLIN, JAMES  (1826573); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA524 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

PARKINSON, ERIC  (1456507); age 26 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, RA524 AR-V of No 460 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Rheinberg War Cemetery

02-Mar

CONLEY, GRAHAM RICHARD  (432486); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK769 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak over the target during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

ARMITAGE, PETER SPACKMAN  (1809956); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK769 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak over the target during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

HEYWOOD, WILLIAM FREDERICK  (1809777); age 20 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK769 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak over the target during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

LEWIS, DAVID GERALD  (1337965); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK769 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak over the target during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

ORMSHAW, WILLIAM JAMES  (2221412); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK769 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak over the target during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

RAY, MAURICE EDWARD MICHAEL  (190958); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK769 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak over the target during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

BOYCE, ERNEST BERTIN  (J/94382); age 22 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK769 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak over the target during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

BOYLE, CLAIR PATRICK  (J/40730); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, HK769 GI-D of No 622 Sqn, which was probably shot down by flak over the target during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

BROWN, KENNETH THOMAS  (428620); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB158 CF-G2 of No 625 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

DOWNES, THOMAS NEVILLE  (434453); age 20 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB158 CF-G2 of No 625 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

FOY, WALTER WILLIAM  (29904); age 25 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB158 CF-G2 of No 625 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

MURRAY, LAWRIE EDMUND  (428162); age 26 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB158 CF-G2 of No 625 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

SAYERS, ALBERT JOHN  (962804); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, PB158 CF-G2 of No 625 Sqn, which exploded in the air during a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Hotton War Cemetery

02-Mar

O'NEILL, BENJAMIN FRANCIS  (425048); age 35 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP965 C8-Y of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

02-Mar

WATKIN, FRANK EDWIN  (418895); age 31 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP965 C8-Y of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

02-Mar

WOLFSON, HAROLD (HARRY)  (424253); age 29 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP965 C8-Y of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

02-Mar

FIELDER, CHARLES KENNETH  (2206034); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP965 C8-Y of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

02-Mar

ROBINSON, KENNETH  (117514); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP965 C8-Y of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

02-Mar

TILEY, DONALD HENRY GEORGE  (1853257); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP965 C8-Y of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

02-Mar

TURNER, JAMES HENRY WILLIAM  (1813672); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NP965 C8-Y of No 640 Sqn, which was lost on a raid to Cologne.  He is buried in Heverlee War Cemetery

02-Mar

GLEDHILL, ALBERT WILLIAM CONRAD  (4214048); age 21 RNZAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hurricane IIC, LF638 of No 691 Sqn, which drowned after ditching in Plymouth Sound as the result of an engine failure during an AA co-operation exercise with the Navy.  He is buried in Bath (Haycombe) Cemetery

02-Mar

LOTT, DENNIS HARRY PAGE  (162250); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was serving with No 1435 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

02-Mar

CLAYTON, JAMES  (970707); age 28 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Mar

WILSHAW, NEVILLE HULATT  (1533546); age 23 RAFVR

Cpl

At the moment neither his unit nor his cause of death has yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery

02-Mar

REEVES, GEORGE FREDERICK  (1177473); age 24 RAF

AC1

He had been serving with No 153 MU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

02-Mar

MASEFIELD, CECIL JACK  (1805328); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 20 SFTS at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Harare (Pioneer) Cemetery

02-Mar

EMMINS, ERNEST VICTOR  (1386545); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV475 of No 79 OTU, which rolled and dived into the ground on the approach to Nicosia.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

02-Mar

GLOVER, ERIC  (1623739); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV475 of No 79 OTU, which rolled and dived into the ground on the approach to Nicosia.  He is buried in Nicosia War Cemetery

02-Mar

EATON, ROBERT JAMES  (430960); age 20 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB206 of the PFNTU, which broke up in the air near Leek during a high level cross country navigation exercise at night.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Mar

ALBERTSON, ARTHUR IAN AFC (80126); age 30 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito XX, KB206 of the PFNTU, which broke up in the air near Leek during a high level cross country navigation exercise at night.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

02-Mar

MILNE, JAMES  (2214569); age 44 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Buckrose.  He is buried in Downan Burial Ground

02-Mar

DAVIES, THOMAS  (1069967); age 33 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Sheppey.  He is buried in Hutton Henry Cemetery

03-Mar

MACKENZIE, ROBERT DUFF  (137396); age 25 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV256 of No 27 Sqn, which probably flew into a mountain near Loikaw whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

03-Mar

TALLERMAN, BERNARD EDWARD  (153535); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Beaufighter X, NV256 of No 27 Sqn, which probably flew into a mountain near Loikaw whilst flying in cloud.  He is buried in Taukkyan War Cemetery

03-Mar

SNAPES, FREDERICK WILLIAM  (181225); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW293 'M' of No 53 Sqn, which crashed after hitting a snow bank on take off from Meeks Field in Iceland.  He is buried in Reykjavik (Fossvogur) Cemetery

03-Mar

SIMMONS, CHARLES  (1253692); age 28 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 54 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Sydney War Cemetery

03-Mar

BARKER, GILBERT NICKLESS  (1582998); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK350 of No 70 Sqn, which flew into a house on high ground near Manfredonia following an engine fire.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

BOSLEY, PERCY RAYMOND JAMES  (926288); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK350 of No 70 Sqn, which flew into a house on high ground near Manfredonia following an engine fire.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

COLLIS, FREDERICK CHARLES  (1804816); age 37 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK350 of No 70 Sqn, which flew into a house on high ground near Manfredonia following an engine fire.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

CREMINS, RONALD VINCENT  (1671463); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK350 of No 70 Sqn, which flew into a house on high ground near Manfredonia following an engine fire.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

HALL, ROBERT  (1345891); age 22 RAFVR

Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK350 of No 70 Sqn, which flew into a house on high ground near Manfredonia following an engine fire.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

MORISON, KENNETH  (1750335); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK350 of No 70 Sqn, which flew into a house on high ground near Manfredonia following an engine fire.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

WINGROVE, JOHN ANDREW  (1604065); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK350 of No 70 Sqn, which flew into a house on high ground near Manfredonia following an engine fire.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

YEARLEY, HENRY WILLIAM  (189212); age 23 RAFVR

Plt Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, KK350 of No 70 Sqn, which flew into a house on high ground near Manfredonia following an engine fire.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

REID, WILLIAM JOHN  (1529974); age 42 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving with No 82 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Suez War Memorial Cemetery

03-Mar

HUNTER, THOMAS FULTON  (1344408); age 23 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Boston IV, BZ563 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

03-Mar

TOYNTON, ROY DENNIS  (1318665); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was probably killed whilst flying in either Boston IV, BZ563 of No 114 Sqn, which failed to return from a night intruder sortie.  He is buried in Argenta Gap War Cemetery

03-Mar

LEONARD, FREDERICK CHARLES  (3025068); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 148 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

MAGENIS, LESLIE STEWART  (1269063); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Wellington III, BJ831 of No 150 Sqn, which captured on 25 Aug 1942 following a raid on Frankfurt, he died from dysentery whilst being force marched between POW camps.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

03-Mar

JAMES, WILLIAM LESLIE  (941154); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM750 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

McGREGOR, DOUGLAS SCOTT  (976183); age Unknown RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM750 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

GREGOIRE, LEO JOSEPH ROBERT  (J/87391); age 22 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM750 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

McCOY, KENNETH LLOYD DOUGLAS  (R/143248); age 23 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM750 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

SABINE, JOHN ERNEST  (R/201885); age 20 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM750 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

SANDOMIRSKY, MARVIN MAX  (R/181716); age 22 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM750 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

WEBBER, WILLIAM WALDEMAR  (J/94336); age 28 RCAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster III, LM750 P4-R of No 153 Sqn, which was lost without a trace on a Gardening sortie to the Baltic.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

FOX, ALVIN CLARKE  (2221839); age 31 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG204 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

LACEY, ARTHUR NORMAN  (163717); age Unknown RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG204 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

LEISK, COLIN MURRAY  (157930); age 25 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG204 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

MILLER, HERBERT VICTOR  (55237); age 28 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG204 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

SAMUELS, JOHN JOSEPH  (1523568); age Unknown RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG204 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

JOHNSTON, ALEXANDER  (R/276317); age 25 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG204 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

PHILLIPS, GORDEN JAMES  (R/276302); age 21 RCAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG204 EM-M of No 207 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

GIBBONS, DEREK ARTHUR LESLIE  (624374); age 23 RAF

Cpl

He had been serving with No 211 Sqn, when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity whilst being held in a camp at Muna.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

RICHARDSON-JONES, AUBREY FRANK  (656866); age 25 RAF

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL413 of No 297 Sqn, which was lost on a search over the North Sea.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

WENTWORTH, STUART WILLIAM  (624073); age 24 RAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL413 of No 297 Sqn, which was lost on a search over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

CLARKE, DOUGLAS WARD  (1673165); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL413 of No 297 Sqn, which was lost on a search over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

ESCOTT, PETER JOHN FORD  (1852731); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL413 of No 297 Sqn, which was lost on a search over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

KITCHEN, JOHN ELSTOB  (1596161); age 24 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL413 of No 297 Sqn, which was lost on a search over the North Sea.  He is buried in Kiel War Cemetery

03-Mar

SPALL, RONALD EDWARD CHARLES  (1629954); age 19 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax V, LL413 of No 297 Sqn, which was lost on a search over the North Sea.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

HARRIS, BERNARD WILLIAM  (1323564); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ996 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Flank 9 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

HULL, EDWARD GEORGE  (139978); age 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ996 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Flank 9 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

JORDAN, DAVID KENNETH  (1585828); age 22 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ996 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Flank 9 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

MURRAY, JOHN MICHAEL  (1892270); age 31 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ996 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Flank 9 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

ROME, RONALD  (1491043); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ996 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Flank 9 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

WAINWRIGHT, ALEXANDER THOMAS  (1809463); age 21 RAFVR

WO

He was killed whilst flying in Stirling IV, LJ996 of No 299 Sqn, which failed to return from Operation Flank 9 to Norway.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

PYZIK, Tadeusz (P.2923); age 23 PAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire XVI, TB283  of No 302 Sqn, which was shot down by flak near Wesel during an armed recce.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

LAUCOU, P FFAF (); age  FFAF

Cne

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA680 L8-H of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Cranwell on its return from a raid to Kamen.  

03-Mar

LE MASSON, P FFAF (); age  FFAF

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA680 L8-H of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Cranwell on its return from a raid to Kamen.  

03-Mar

TERRIEN, J FFAF (); age  FFAF

Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NR235 L8-O of No 347 Sqn, which was shot down by an enemy intruder near Sutton Upon Derwent on its return from a raid to Kamen.  

03-Mar

AUDET, RICHARD JOSEPH  (J/20136); age 22 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire IX, MK950 of No 411 Sqn, which was shot down whilst attacking a train by ground fire.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

WEY, EDWARD GEORGE  (J/24034); age 29 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was captured whilst flying in Lancaster II, DS852 of No 426 Sqn, which was lost on 30 Mar 1944 following a raid on Nuremberg, he died in Stalag Luft I from natural causes.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

03-Mar

ELLIOTT, OSRIC BROWNRIGG  (432217); age 21 RAAF

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG469 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

HOWELLS, FRANCIS JOHN  (419044); age 20 RAAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG469 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

BARLOW, PHILIP TYERS  (1802589); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG469 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

BATES, DOUGLAS  (1594894); age 19 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG469 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

BILLARD, CHARLES EDWARD  (1595492); age 27 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, NG469 JO-D of No 463 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is buried in Reichswald Forest War Cemetery

03-Mar

CAMERON, CHARLES JACKSON  (434868); age 31 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB806 PO-W of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

LANGLOIS, ERIC LE PAGE  (416685); age 31 RAAF

Wg Cdr

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB806 PO-W of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

PATTEN, EVAN CHARLES  (409437); age 23 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB806 PO-W of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

REID, ALAN FRANK  (421050); age 29 RAAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB806 PO-W of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

SCOTT, JOHN  (1591065); age 20 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster I, PB806 PO-W of No 467 Sqn, which was lost on a raid against the Dortmund-Ems Canal at Ladbergen.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

BROOKS, WILLIAM GWYNFRYN  (176857); age 27 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was probably killed whilst flying in Spitfire XI, PM148 of No 541 Sqn, which failed to return from a photo recce sortie to Bohlen.  He is buried in Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery

03-Mar

GOBLET, T H R (); age 

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Typhoon IB, EK380 of No 609 Sqn, which was shot down near Xanten by flak.  

03-Mar

GREY, FREDERICK GWILYM  (422502); age 23 RAAF

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA127 of No 644 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from Operation Ears 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

BROWN, REGINALD HENRY  (1390357); age 24 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA127 of No 644 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from Operation Ears 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

WEAVER, JAMES ROYDON  (1607038); age 22 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA127 of No 644 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from Operation Ears 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

WELLS, STEPHEN THOMPSON  (186941); age Unknown RAFVR

Plt Off

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA127 of No 644 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from Operation Ears 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

CORMAN, JOHN  (R/195967); age 21 RCAF

WO II

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA127 of No 644 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from Operation Ears 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

MILLER, JOHN ALFRED  (J/22506); age 25 RCAF

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Halifax III, NA127 of No 644 Sqn, which ditched in the North Sea on its return from Operation Ears 2 to Norway on behalf of SOE.  He is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial

03-Mar

SMITH, BERNARD WILMOT  (1615929); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 1435 Sqn, at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Ancona War Cemetery

03-Mar

LEWIS, JOHN  (1635186); age 39 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 5001 (Airfield Construction) Sqn at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Uden War Cemetery

03-Mar

SUMMERFIELD, VICTOR  (644381); age 27 RAF

Cpl

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

FLETCHER, STANLEY NOEL  (1136363); age 25 RAFVR

AC2

He was serving in the Far East (unit unknown) when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

CHURCHMAN, GEORGE FREDERICK  (183372); age 30 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TA139 of No 144 MU, which crashed on take off from Maison Blanche.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

03-Mar

DONNELLY, PETER JOSEPH  (138472); age 23 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Mosquito VI, TA139 of No 144 MU, which crashed on take off from Maison Blanche.  He is buried in Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery

03-Mar

COYLE, JOHN WILLIAM  (J/29093); age 24 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4260 of No 1520 BAT Flt, which crashed near Brampton after control was lost during a beam approach training sortie.  He is buried in Harrogate (Stonefall) Cemetery

03-Mar

GODFREY, STANLEY ROLAND TRESCO  (903277); age 27 RAFVR

WO

He was possibly killed whilst flying in Oxford I, V4260 of 1520 Flt, which dived into the ground near Brampton in Lincolnshire.  He is buried in Streatham Park Cemetery

03-Mar

GRIFFITHS, ERNEST STANLEY  (937097); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He had been serving with No 153 MU when he was captured by the Japanese.  He died in Japanese captivity, probably whilst being held in a camp at Sandakan.  He is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial

03-Mar

LAW, DONALD FORBES  (150650); age 21 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster, ME781 of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on an undershoot on three engines at Woolfax Lodge on its return from a diversionary sortie.  He is buried in Aberdeen (Springbank) Cemetery

03-Mar

LEIGH, RONALD  (1804526); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster, ME781 of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on an undershoot on three engines at Woolfax Lodge on its return from a diversionary sortie.  He is buried in Willesden Jewish Cemetery

03-Mar

TRICE, WALTER JOHN  (164331); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster, ME781 of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on an undershoot on three engines at Woolfax Lodge on its return from a diversionary sortie.  He is buried in Barming (St Margaret) Churchyard

03-Mar

VAUDREY, HAROLD  (1132434); age 23 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster, ME781 of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on an undershoot on three engines at Woolfax Lodge on its return from a diversionary sortie.  He is buried in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

03-Mar

WEBB, SIDNEY JAMES  (2235330); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster, ME781 of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on an undershoot on three engines at Woolfax Lodge on its return from a diversionary sortie.  He is buried in Nuneaton (Stockingford) Cemetery

03-Mar

YOUNG, PETER NEWMAN  (164438); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Lancaster, ME781 of No 1651 HCU, which crashed on an undershoot on three engines at Woolfax Lodge on its return from a diversionary sortie.  He is buried in Chelmsford (London Road) Cemetery

03-Mar

TUCK, CHARLES HENRY  (565809); age 29 RAFVR

LAC

He was serving with No 168 MU at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  He is buried in Heliopolis War Cemetery

03-Mar

MATTHEWS, ALFRED  (1319962); age Unknown RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW207 'K' of No 34 SAAF, which failed to return from a raid on railway targets at Verona.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

STOVES, EDWARD MOODY  (1686414); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Liberator VI, EW207 'K' of No 34 SAAF, which failed to return from a raid on railway targets at Verona.  He is commemorated on the Malta Memorial

03-Mar

BRIGGS, WILLIAM  (1527593); age 25 RAFVR

LAC

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM817 of No 4 PTS, which crashed near Gioia after stalling in a turn.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

TURNER, FRANK  (1758161); age 21 RAFVR

Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM817 of No 4 PTS, which crashed near Gioia after stalling in a turn.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

WHYVEL, NEWBY  (1483311); age 30 RAFVR

Cpl

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM817 of No 4 PTS, which crashed near Gioia after stalling in a turn.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

WILLIS, SIDNEY CHARLES  (162011); age 32 RAFVR

Flt Lt

He was killed whilst flying in Hudson V, AM817 of No 4 PTS, which crashed near Gioia after stalling in a turn.  He is buried in Bari War Cemetery

03-Mar

JOHNSON, RICHARD  (2227209); age 26 RAFVR

Sgt

He was serving with No 5 OTU and was killed in an accident whilst driving a bowser at Langley Prairie, he had taken without permission.  He is buried in Matsqui (Hazelwood) Cemetery.

03-Mar

VAN DER ZEE, EDWARD RAYMOND  (173962); age 22 RAFVR

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Spitfire VB, BM645 of No 53 OTU, which crashed near Hibaldstow during a night flight.  He is buried in Cambridge City Cemetery

03-Mar

LARKMAN, FRANK ERNEST  (J/42709); age 20 RCAF

Fg Off

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, KV976 of No 54 OTU, which was abandoned following an instrument failure and crashed into the sea off Berwick-upon-Tweed, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Fogo Churchyard

03-Mar

WEDGWOOD, ROBERT MICHAEL  (1579367); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was killed whilst flying in Beaufighter VI, KV976 of No 54 OTU, which was abandoned following an instrument failure and crashed into the sea off Berwick-upon-Tweed, but he did not survive.  He is buried in Yockleton (Holy Trinity) Churchyard.

03-Mar

GERMAN, CHARLES WALTER  (1426884); age 40 RAFVR

Cpl

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Chelsea.  He is buried in Brompton Cemetery

03-Mar

BLAND, LEONARD  (1357164); age 21 RAFVR

Flt Sgt

He was serving in the UK at the time of his death, the cause of which has not yet been ascertained.  His death is registered in Surrey S W.  He is buried in Dunsfold (St Mary and All Saints) Churchyard

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